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Culture Club: A History of Lemon's Pure Sweets

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Published 24 February 2022

Join us for a Culture Club this March

When: Wednesday 16 March at 11am

Where: Online via Zoom 

Cost: Free  

Join us for this free online talk as we take a look at the history of one of Dublin’s most famous names in confectionery, Lemon’s Pure Sweets, founded by Graham Lemon in 1842. Find out about its early beginnings as a little sweet shop on Capel Street to the closure of its Drumcondra factory in 1983.


culture club 

Culture Club is a series of hosted talks and tours that introduce and encourage people to connect with the cultural spaces of the city.

Culture Club is made by Dublin City Council Culture Company in partnership with Dublin City Council (Dublin City Libraries, Dublin City Arts Office, The Lab Gallery, City Hall, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane), Chester Beatty, IMMA, National Archives, National Gallery of Ireland, National Library of Ireland, National Museum of Ireland, Registry of Deeds, RHA, Temple Bar Gallery + Studio, the Abbey Theatre, Richmond Barracks, 14 Henrietta Street and the Museum of Literature Ireland.